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Belgium: Plum And Sloe Market Overview 2021

Plum And Sloe Market Size in Belgium

In 2019, after two years of decline, there was significant growth in the Belgian plum and sloe market, when its value increased by X% to $X. In general, consumption, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. From 2009 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.

Plum And Sloe Production in Belgium

In value terms, plum and sloe production reduced sharply to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production faced a precipitous descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Plum and sloe production peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

The average yield of plums and sloes in Belgium stood at X kg per ha in 2019, approximately mirroring 2018 figures. Overall, the yield faced a deep reduction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2009 when the yield increased by X% against the previous year. The plum and sloe yield peaked at X tonnes per ha in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, the yield failed to regain the momentum. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2019, the plum and sloe harvested area in Belgium amounted to X ha, remaining relatively unchanged against 2018. Overall, the harvested area recorded a perceptible setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when the harvested area increased by X% y-o-y. The plum and sloe harvested area peaked at X ha in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.

Plum And Sloe Exports

Exports from Belgium

In 2019, the amount of plums and sloes exported from Belgium rose slightly to X tonnes, surging by X% on the year before. Overall, exports, however, recorded a abrupt curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, plum and sloe exports contracted notably to $X in 2019. In general, exports, however, recorded a abrupt decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

The Netherlands (X tonnes), Luxembourg (X tonnes) and Russia (X tonnes) were the main destinations of plum and sloe exports from Belgium, with a combined X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Luxembourg, while shipments for the other leaders experienced a decline.

In value terms, Luxembourg ($X), Russia ($X) and the Netherlands ($X) appeared to be the largest markets for plum and sloe exported from Belgium worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports.

Among the main countries of destination, Luxembourg saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced a decline.

Export Prices by Country

The average plum and sloe export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne, and then dropped significantly in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major external markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Russia ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to the Netherlands ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Russia, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced a decline.

Plum And Sloe Imports

Imports into Belgium

In 2019, the amount of plums and sloes imported into Belgium rose markedly to X tonnes, growing by X% against the previous year. In general, imports, however, saw a noticeable curtailment. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2012 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, plum and sloe imports expanded notably to $X in 2019. Overall, imports, however, saw a noticeable slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X. From 2009 to 2019, the growth imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

France (X tonnes), Spain (X tonnes) and the Netherlands (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of plum and sloe imports to Belgium, together accounting for X% of total imports. Germany and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Germany, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest plum and sloe suppliers to Belgium were France ($X), Spain ($X) and the Netherlands ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Germany and Italy, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main suppliers, Germany recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average plum and sloe import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, reducing by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2014 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average import prices remained at a lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the countries with the highest prices were Germany ($X per tonne) and France ($X per tonne), while the price for Italy ($X per tonne) and Spain ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by France, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for plums and sloes in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of plum and sloe consumption was China (7M tonnes), accounting for 55% of total volume. Moreover, plum and sloe consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Romania (708K tonnes), tenfold. Serbia (542K tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 4.3% share.
What are the largest producers of plums and sloes in the world?
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China (7M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of plum and sloe production, comprising approx. 55% of total volume. Moreover, plum and sloe production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Romania (693K tonnes), tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Serbia (559K tonnes), with a 4.4% share.
What are the leading suppliers of plums and sloes to Belgium?
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In value terms, France ($5.7M), Spain ($4.4M) and the Netherlands ($3.1M) constituted the largest plum and sloe suppliers to Belgium, with a combined 80% share of total imports. Germany and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 19%.
What are the leading importers of plums and sloes from Belgium?
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In value terms, the largest markets for plum and sloe exported from Belgium were Luxembourg ($802K), Russia ($723K) and the Netherlands ($432K), with a combined 88% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for plums and sloes in Belgium?
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In 2019, the average plum and sloe export price amounted to $1,875 per tonne, waning by -21.9% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for plums and sloes in Belgium?
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The average plum and sloe import price stood at $1,484 per tonne in 2019, falling by -3.9% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 536 - Plums

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the plum and sloe market in Belgium. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.


Country coverage:
• Belgium

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Belgium
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION, HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2020
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2020
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2020
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Yield And Growth
Figure 15:
Exports And Growth
Figure 16:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 17:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 18:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 19:
Imports And Growth
Figure 20:
Import Prices
Figure 21:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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